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We're tanking

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ScolaIsBallin, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. ScolaIsBallin

    ScolaIsBallin Member

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    I saw AstroRocket tweet this and it basically summed up what is going on right now. Morey is probably rebuilding, but of course he wouldn't say that.

    Jason Williams (@AstroRocket)
    Honestly, I think Morey has finally figured out a way to go the tank/rebuild route while fooling Les into thinking he's trying not to. Bravo
     
  2. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Because AstroRocket is a respected journalist? No disrespect to Astro
     
  3. ScolaIsBallin

    ScolaIsBallin Member

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    No, but he's right.
     
  4. jayhow92

    jayhow92 Member

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    Haha its probably not tanking, but hopefully its just playing our young guys and going from there. Les get's his money from the Lin-cash cow as well.
     
  5. ch0c0b0fr34k

    ch0c0b0fr34k Member

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    Well losing all our current players is good because we have 3 "chances" at developing a star.
     
  6. ch0c0b0fr34k

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    I don't know where this confidence we're going to land Lin is coming from. The Knicks will match any offer, even if it puts them in cap hell.
     
  7. thetatomatis

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    I love it! Its finally

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    MODE!!
     
  8. wallyj12

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    Tanking and signing Omer Asik to a 25 million dollar contract doesn't really coincide with one another. Sounds like another move to help tread that water
     
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    The Rockets are tanking because they let CLee go? CLee?
     
  10. jc9495

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    you people are so naive.... will believe anything
     
  11. RiceRockets

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    Unfortunately... I hope this is the case...
     
  12. thejav

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    Also dragic
     
  13. jayhow92

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    If we offer a 3yr/25 mil offer to Lin and the knicks match, due to the Gilbert Arenas Clause, Lin will get about 15mil in his final year! That would mean the knicks would owe 77mil without taxes to just Melo, Stat, Chandler, and Lin! Because the Knicks will be repeat lux tax offenders by 2014, they would have to pay about 60mil in taxes alone! That's over 130mil for just 4 freaking players!
     
  14. cardpire

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    wow. the refusal of some of you to admit that morey may actually be capable of sucking is just insufferable.
     
  15. meh

    meh Contributing Member

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    Disagree. Asik sucks offensively. If this team has only youngsters as the focal points of the offense, they're going to bumble around and lose games 90-80. Asik actually could help our guys develop, since they can be more confident on D without worrying about guys beating them.
     
  16. MrButtocks

    MrButtocks Contributing Member

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    So Morey's plan was to suck for three years just to suck even more? And we're trying to acquire Asik to tank without having traded Martin, Scola, or Lowry yet? Yeah, sounds like a plan.
     
  17. adw

    adw SuperClutchMan

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    If this is tanking, this is not the right way to tank :|
     
  18. thetatomatis

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    Yes. Its good for them too. To have Asik as the backstop to their mistakes. While also developing that youth? Best possible thing i can see happening now. Unless Morey swings for the fences one more time or they all overachieve somehow.
     
  19. cardpire

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    well, figure out a new spin for when they sign jeremy lin i guess.
     
  20. W22_STREAK

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    The OP is obviously aware that businessman Les is dumb enough to be oblivious to the operation of his 500 million dollar business.
     

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